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Traffic from I-93 into Sullivan Square in Charlestown sits at a standstill around 11 a.m., well after rush hour. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Traffic from I-93 into Sullivan Square in Charlestown sits at a standstill around 11 a.m., well after rush hour. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's battle with Wynn Resorts hit a major roadblock earlier this month when a judge dismissed the city's lawsuit over the company's casino planned for Everett.

Walsh had challenged the casino's operating license and argued that new casino traffic would bog down Sullivan Square — a notoriously congested part of town.

A view of the Sullivan Square traffic circle from the top of the Graphic Arts Finishers building on Cambridge Street in Charlestown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A view of the Sullivan Square traffic circle from the top of the Graphic Arts Finishers building on Cambridge Street in Charlestown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

While the legal skirmish may be settled, the traffic issue remains and has some Charlestown residents worried.

We spoke with Evelyn Addante, a longtime Charlestown resident and a retired transportation planner for Massport about her concerns, and we took those concerns to Robert DeSalvio, president of Wynn Everett, for a response. Listen to both conversations above.

Contractors work on the land where the Wynn Casino in Everett will be built. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Contractors work on the land where the Wynn Casino in Everett will be built. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

This segment aired on December 18, 2015.

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